The fuel economy of cars and other light-duty vehicles has slowed down in recent years. After improving by an average of 1.7% per year from more than a decade, fuel economy gained just 0.2% a year in advanced economies between 2015 and 2017. Twenty-seven countries, including Sweden, Canada and the United Kingdom, saw their fleet fuel economy stagnate or worsen. These findings come from our latest report, ” Fuel Economy in Major Car Markets ,” produced in cooperation with the Global Fuel Economy Initiative . This year, the annual report includes an online country browser that details market profile and fuel consumption trends for 18 major economies. Energy is essential to solving the world’s water problems The theme for World Water Day this year was “leave no one behind”, highlighting the intersection between achieving energy access and clean water and sanitation. In her latest commentary, IEA analyst Molly Walton […]